KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a man dead.
Police responded to a residence in the 3500 block of South Benton Avenue Wednesday for a reported disturbance and shooting around 10:30 a.m. While officers were en route, the call was upgraded to a shooting. 911 operators also received a call near the scene for an injury crash.
Upon arrival, officers determined that a disturbance between several people led to an adult man being shot. Police say the victim left the scene in a vehicle and crashed into a pole and several parked cars in the 3600 block of South Benton Avenue.
Additional officers responded and found the victim inside the vehicle. EMS transported the man to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Police reported Thursday that the victim had died from his injuries at an area hospital.
The victim was identified by police Friday as 35-year-old Che Jefferson.
Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477. All tips are anonymous.